About the film
sea based on novel or book mutiny ship son royal navy napoleonic wars tall ship pre-code 18th century sea battle high seas press gang english navy
Release Date: April 15, 1962
|Slogan||:||«The cry was MUTINY... and the decks ran red!...»|
|Production Companies||:||Columbia Pictures|
|Producers||:||John Brabourne, Douglas Peirce|
|Writers||:||Edmund H. North, Nigel Kneale, Frank Tilsley|
Defiant's crew is part of a fleet-wide movement to present a petition of grievances to the Admiralty. Violence must be no part of it. The continual sadism of Defiant's first officer makes this difficult, and when the captain is disabled, the chance for violence increases.